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I made a post earlier about my great incounter with my distributor, so now I need a new one, should I go stock I can get one for 65.00 at a junk yard or should I upgrade. I need some Ideas, and need to know some prices, I do not want to spend a hole lot of money but I would like a little more power. Thanks


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Anybody have an idea. Come on I need so help here I am going to be heading to New Orleans in about 2 weeks and I don't think my c-clamp will hold together that long of a trip.
 

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I believe you need to replace your distributor with another factory unit. The distributor contains the camshaft position sensor that is required to sync the fuel injection system. I don't think any aftermarket distributor is going to provide that sensor.

When you remove/replace your distributor you will need to hookup a scantool to get the sync corrected.

As far as ignition upgrades, it is possible to install an aftermarket ignition box, such as an MSD 6. It isn't to tough to integrate into the computer controlled ignition system. Some guys with 5.9's have reported a power increase.
 

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I would get a used one just make sure it has low miles on it.
 

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What type of scan tool are you talking about. I think this is a stupid question. But I'd asked anyway.
 

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Just get a factory distributor from makeitmopar.com or search used. Preferably with it still in vehicle so you can make sure it is functional. Either way you can't really go wrong.
 

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Distributer? They still make them things??


Seriously, get a used one or get one from the dealer.

No reason to upgrade if you don't have any serious mods. You'll never notice or measure the difference.
 

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The factory service manual refers to it as a DRB Scantool. The dealer and most repair shops have them. I don't believe the code scanners that AutoZone and such have will do the job.
 

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Go figure more money.
 
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